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iraday, jltyn 30,875.
Look out for lSfil ! 1 i-cv.3 '
f h the mud, j&e'mnd",;; ";' .""'.
Have you'sword" off? .
ce men aro waitinjr for lheir crop
"mature. U-.. -'VlCy,
Mince plea and chicken fixens gea-
lly, are now in order. ,',
paylight isn't, the only thing
troubled with the snows. -
jl'he way to stop a paper is to come
JJ pay what you owe. . :
fThe time for shoot!
Saturday next, v ' '. - I
yVe had green Christraaa, Now
The Masqn'era.d'all.dqne i well ind
e liana is happy,' ;CV. -.';-
If "corporations' hare- no Bonis"
ey shouldiceasq to exist as bodies.
None but cowards habitually ;color
eir beardsT The brave dye but once.
Are you "engaged for the coming
eap Year party, no w the Question.
Happy New Year to all, and re
member the" poor ; 'pay the printer his
ue, and keep yoor thoughts pure',:-"1
The weather wag remarkably mlid
list week soft as the . opening of
fpnng. fy-. . ".w-; ;,v.
"We are ""fired- of hearing faboat
crooked feJjisSjr .'. Left . hare- it
traight. ttf?t7:-t. '.
It has been-aSrd4-TSnien"rain falls.
poes it ever get op'? . "or'uourse it
lloes, in dew-time.
When aJaw'Ver makes lore, the first
piing he does is to get out an attach--
Imeut. 2 K":' ' r ' -
Our Ton (5lockdon't'keep"g6od
imn I- A I r. A n 1 I. . J .. 1 . .
here are demoralized.1 . !Li"-.
. -- - :- V., ' " V.
.there iW as a considerable quantity
inristmas-day -t., .
The Eaiatu Brass Band and the drum
and fife enlivened Eaton 6a Christ-
It would beu iiusuljto JYoung
America.- t(6$ tfiath did
justice to Chri&tmxis flay. "
Dr. Alf. Stephens: - punched '',his
friends liaridsoiricly on Christmas day!
Such Bcu-bliug punches we enjoy.:'1
A little jnoreigilanee in the. offi
cers of Eatoir would be .better for "the
peace and quiet of the towvu' . ' "! ;r
A heavj -storm passed "oyer Eaton
on Sunday afternoon and tUe raiu de.
scended in CorreuW' K?l:,vi.''-' r
Is yoiir life worth 23 ceuts? If itis
An tint iipiYAW n nnntrh' nr tnA 1 1 c
Dr. BuH's'Ci)ugh.1Syrup.atonce. , "
The butchers Jiaul. t)' ChriBtmas
parade on Wednesday -afternoon o'f
Inst week," ayuf'mestirinj
Nexi&iurdaf is aiie,j4ai2:
paying taaes owing to the accommo
datiotvof treasurer lVHiTEsroE.,-Hff
,t.f. j VPn't
extended thehme., ' T - , -s
Foriihji beautiful rink stand ' that
now dec-orates our editorial table, we
are indebted to frfehd Morris Sturm,
as a hbliiiy su'irise s'.
A linowledgeof then amount ex
pended' 'for presents '. iu and around
Eatonsroqld -not .' indicate "hard
times?, ;: V',' " I
Johs LA?;rf k"aV91U j)f pure Ca-;-
tan ba"on'Jhi istma9 ws just, therti-
cle to settleTufKeywr-ETOi-jptbing that
Uhrhtmas was abeautiut day'byer
sidewalks' -qt our city were (hrbhgod
withI ayl yoynff enjoying the Jfes
I fSitrdVtflJf?nti aue we
may loo Jt olit f of u ft ew crop' -of fruit.
Old-trxUwJ'tpeTery kictiup a
t i. i- i t. 1- A.'1.
of hatf w Qft464 cy
head: iEatWi and Uie streets
theintlues, personal .salety.wouKfre-1
quire; mora io wear qreasi,-?'1116?"
the seat of their ti-ousers .v.-j....
The '-Dl-ug'and Book Storeof. Mi
catxCto Sojr'Was beent astefully.de
corate4ad trimmed .with evergreen
. i r iv
Vitt "abtfut three davs aflef thtj-lst
of Manbaryj dealers Tnlobaccq and
wWsfiay-.ioqTE; ifor.sa dullness in
thfeir trtdei '""That'ssabout as loiig a
the "swears off'. will last-?;!
Probftbly.-t6ne jit theVmost trying
times iiufclaari'Miswheii he m?
trodBeesiVsecond. wife." BevenleSn'
ye' I bidb' his'tlinighterwho is-pastl
' Thlft. weather last .week was exceed
ingjlychild lik;ad bJafldV.fqfhe;
seaspu"- qfhe:yar Thev.pld,-s'ljens
arSund here,. Supposing "It" waHhe
opeuiiigofi'spring, wens to "cluck-
ki m "
. Id maids should pipe up ' thfir
co'inrag6i; and .take ' fresh rhbld, he
wliTrligigof time will dump leap jrear
at their doors almost 'before they-know
Tramps":- arriving ?n iown. ,corh.:
pjainf that thewalking is' very, bad
jiist now -on the'eomntry roads .. Could
not ,lhe farmei-s Jay plank' sidewalks
for thesq enterprising pedestrians? -
" Samuel Whitnick, living near New
Hope Station made an -assign meat
last-week. There is still "too much
mooey" around, although Hayes was
-Tbe tutehers' display of Christmas
meats in Eato'n.'was exefeedttfgTyfinei
and is proof that some of our farmers
Tcnow how- to fatten Btock, .Habert
'rflom presented a rich aud.inyiting
appeatanc? ; John Frazcrs was also
"good, r Joe Show "killed the 'fatted
jcaif. "We'll bet the one slaughtered
irh wtu'ra of the' "prodigalc goa,
wasn't a circumstance."" "
i5fe hda spring shower of "rain'bn
Sunday laet, accompanied with thun
der and lightning,; "Whew, what a
Ujiwajftto Put that down fori6th of
D9 ; in the year of our Lord, 1S75. '
"Tli'e Churches had their Christmas
Hthg,merchBnU theirs the butchers
-the TioVelS-the schools foe a week
the banks the saloons and every
bodjr ejse., t J 'j 'r.',".'J-''
The firm of Qoijw & Klisger, Ci
gar manufacturers 4n Eaton, have
made an assignment to J. a.; LiAKe.
Here is another striking evidence of
"too much raoney.AVhen will the
people learn that Ilayes 1s elected?,
' Death islurking in vthe folds of the
nin-back" dress. In one of the north
ern villages a lady wifh a highly pin-
ued back dress attempted to get on
the train, but her skirts would not
permit her to step far enough, and
she fell under tne cars.,
There never was a Christmas pass
ed in Eaton, when mere was more
cal, live and hearty enjoyment, than
the last It was a spnng-liKe aay,
and "everybody seemed to be off of
the ''ragged edge" and to give them
selves op to the. hilarities of the day.
Well, there is nothing like "going it
while yon can, for Aer. thJs world
Comes the-4ron works 1 ; r , -,
' OK, ILiBEat had a little Jam,?; r ' y
- It's fleece was white as snow-oh, .
He pat it in a little coop, ; ,
Xi- Arbu nd the to wri to show-oh ' V.
i Tljp latnh got frightened at. the sight, :
: And through the peri it went-oh, .
; But Brcck, he took H by the necfc,
i " .And back to its coop 'twas sent-oh
and poetically that's .all, except that
this ''Iittlo lamb'' wag danced for that
evening at Ball at Ackermaii's, and
"young. Mr-T-Steifer gqt the; mutton J
Oie day "last TvcekMarshalJlTis
arresled Jas.-W; Whitlock, a fesraent
o Dallas, Darke couu.ty, charged with
foreibs -and counterfeiting bonds to
Uieamohnt of $S&,Qtf:dn?AlTcfi town-"
shiV(D8jkVotinty, npoa wliikh bqnda
he Wrrqw-ed $630,00 tpf ih" Pieble
Towhsend's Jiappy retreat. ,r We.nn
dersiana; a partof the fundihave been
.-Vl " 'if---
!ThV folio w'in'g' method is suggested
t6dtcft)m'g!aTS'.. In riitirtiig for the
night, spVeaaWjppW"i30sely in
front of Uield.o'oi'S'.and. windows.. The
nrise-phKlticcd aV the dead tr mgnt
on attempting tq remove uiem n am
tlie pathway,-:be thp burglar ever so
stealthy :aml expert, is sufficient togwe
almost any sleeper notice of the pres
ence" and -whereabouts of the midulgh t?
The Closing Year.
rffffem 7 uy r
struggles with . labor and despair
Before this number of the Demo-
ck at, reaches maiiy f its patrons, ansq
other ' year will . have beeu amled to
tl ges of the past whose shadows
spring'up like visions; before the im
agination. Time; who with relentless
speed hurries nnimnte and inanimate
creatures to ileay, alll 'I age has
himself added another turrow to his'
'-wrfukied brow-pd, the, frosts of an:
dth'ef year have bleached -still winter
his hoary locks... In. .the fleeting mo-
itietfti of the expiring year, whose dy
ing groans float. -upon every breeze,
the -inalterable laws of nature haveJ
been perfecting "their work, andihe
existence'of this, earth brought eigh
teen ,l;uudrcd and "seventy-five years
nearer toa-elose, ,Whnt changes have
they wrought ? :.' Sweet frieudsliips
havo! been tormed aiid broken dear
family ' relations have been entered inf
to? and at the bed . cf death they Jiave
been broken asundei-T-the light and
music; of the hoine circle has gone.
Many aioasaheld. nwule glad by the
presence "of its little ones, "has seen
been . turned "into oesoiaiion.. now
niany Ji eart8-which 8n twelve-month
ago gave '- utterance to . tueir earnest
wish Of a? Happy New Year" for their
loved . Qnes, are now in all the loneli
ness qf grief? Some 'who were poor
'then; art poorer now"; some who were
rich, are richer : but ohwho can tell
;oannninal ihn nr uish of
spirit, alike.-iu.Uie. cellar oi uie poor
and ihe"msrrsion f the rich ? . .
i How few of us ai e fo-day'wKat we
hope'dT.liiId wished to be a year ago ?
JVe Jiave not.made the progress that
we inieuuea 10 we uva nut lauuicu
nor studied as' we proposed we have
not cultivated the mind'uor the heart
as we then resolved to do we have
not achieved for ourselves the mental
and moral eminence of which we aim
ed, nor made that deep and abidiu
marklupqalhaagetha we intended
fo'.t Suctt, Vfailue; ,pf 'out--P.urPsc4
owa 'ambition, charity to the faultaof
others, and should at the same time
rouse us4o more vigorous endeavors
in every good and noble pni-pose. -
Theclosing year I How it suggests
to parents; the' duty of gathering, to
ge.tlier iu.their-Lome the sounds of in-
nocent enjoyinent for their ehildrcn ?
Make their lives.Eappy, for not long
may they be ishelteredynuder your
roof and near your heart, And more
than all, hdw it jmpresses-. upon them
the iraportancfeof putting - forth all
diUigeacaiB training them for tnq fu
ture. . They are fast growing outfrom
under your parental training the
daysbtyonr opportunity may be few;
for death may claim them as his. own.
Then let the closing year remind you
of lost opportunities, of careless neg-
lettvW-' r - r '." '--" -
Christmas at our Hotels.
Each one of our hotels spread boun
teous and well-filled tables for their
guest's on Christmas day. The "Eagle"
served up for its boarders the large
"goW3iJhat was on ..exhibition at
Uaber'gfe meat room, and with .other
"flxifis2-gaye a'most sumptuou j meal.
We had the pleasure of being at the
"Jackson House," and can speak from
a "true inwardness" of tho excellent
and well-prepared dinner at this pop
ular Hotel, and are satisfied that it
was not surpassed eyeii at the Grand
Hotel of Cincinnati. Mr. Jackson" is
a "prince of Landlords, and under
stands exactly how to -keep a house
to make it pleasant comfortable, and
feel like a home to those who stop
with him, and we will take this op
portunity to recommend him to tho
travelling public, and say that none
will qvergoaway- dissatisfied with
either ythe fare or the price of tho
The many frknds of the' crippled
and innocent Dr. Johx Wslf, who
has been a sojourner at our Comity
Iufirmary over thirty years, will be
pained to learn that he was murdered
on Monday morning last, by a vicious
luuatic inmate of tho institution.
From some cause or auother, Martin,
the name of tho murderer, became in
sulted, and going into the room of the
Dr., seized a shovel and beat him over
the head until life wasalmost'extiuct.
He lived about five hours after the oc
currence.' Coroner Bruce held an in
quest over the deceased, and the jury
returned a Verdict in accordance with
the above facts. .. .
Closing Exercises of High School.
concluded i with remarks
gjQuite a large crowd assembled in
the High School room, on last Friday
afternoon, to witness the closing ex
ercises of the first term, of the school
year. The exercises, consisting of Ora
tions by the seniors, and vocal music,
were opened with a song, Tenting
To-night,' sung by schoolrafter which
was "an oration, .'A Good Life,' by
Mi& Allie Sliver. Next was an ora
tion, "'Temples,' y W:-D, '. Stephen,
followed by song, "List Those Sounds
so Softly'Stealing,' executed by mem
bers of the school, ,JThird,. oration,
'As the- Sowing, So the Reaping, by
Miss Grace'. HcWricts.',"1 Fourth,
'Lig'hts' -and Shadows,,' by, Miss Eila
Huston.. Fifth,' -'.Common. Sense,', by
(J.rMiller,. followed by a duet by
jVIiss Julia Lake and Fanny Van Dor
en." 'The' sixth-was a biographical
sketch ; of Elizabeth Barret- Browlug,
oy miss Lota Aiexanaer ; me last ora
lioh-f'Christians,",by '. Clarence Rey
nolds.-- The 'exercises closed, with a
quartette, '.'GoddNigbt.'' The ora-
tiqns were well .written and each ac
'quUteili him and herselL. with honor
by 'the Board and 'Clergy.';.- T '
.. AIIS9 -AMERICAN ALMA.VAC IS DOW
ready, for Seliyety by the druggists, and
we tire- free to say that we have read
tfifs '.welcome' visitoj with satisfaction
and profit. It contains an astonishing
amount of information which Is useful
to 'everybody, and shows ' haw to treat
nearly all the diseases fi'om which Y'eo
pte, suffer. It invariably- recommends
the best n medies to be employed, irre
spective of Aver s,. Family Medicines,
and furnishes, indeed, the best medical
ad vice' by which & great majority of ail-
mcuts can be treated successfully. The
anecdotes, witticisms and jokes are the
best compilation that comes under our
notice, and the book is a refreshing con
tribution to our enjoyments every year.
St. Clair Observer. '
A Service of Song will be
PVuif Church next Sunday morning
afiOj . o'clock ; afternoon, at 1 o'
clock. Sermon at 3, by . Rev. A. J.
Reynolds. "' ' - . '..
MR WESLEY, Organist.
Never Known to Fall
Dr. Moiris' Syrup of Tar; Wild Cher
ry and - llorehound has never been
known to lau in ; permfnentiy curing
obstinate Coughs, Colds.Croup, Whoop
ing Uougn, nor any tlistases oi uie res
Diratorv orean and it doeB it too at.
once ! It is not necessary to take.it for
a long time before you cxn discover its
benetleial effects, its sate in tnts com
monity is immense, and its popularity
universal. It snouia -not- oe- ciasseu
itli comDOimds put no by inexperi
enced hands. It is positively guaran
teed to be composed ol the purest anu
beat materials, and prepared in a scien
tific manner and.to always give satis
faction. Do" not fail to jrive -this great
and potent remedy -a trial. It v ill not
and cannot disappoint . you. Try it
once. Ask for Dr. Morris Syrup of
Tar, wild unerry smi Horonounu, ana
tike none Other. Trial size, it) cents.
- Dec. 2, 1875-lm . .
CUT; THIS OUT,
It May. Save Your Life
4e There is no person living but what
suffers more or less with Lung Disease,
Coughs, Colds or Consumption, yet
some would die rather Than pay 75 cents
for a bottle of medicine that would cure
them. Dr. A. Boschee's German Syrup
has lately been introduced in this coun
try from uermany, anu it3 wonacrous
'curc3 astonishes every one that try it.
It you UouDt wnat we say in prim, cut
this out and take it t your Druggist,
Brookins & Son. and get a sample bot
tle for 10 cents and try it, or a regular
size for i3 cents.
Eaton, Nov. 25, 1875-4m
I J ELLISON RYAN On the 2Uth
inst., in.their carriage, in front of the
Baptist Church, in Eaton, By Rev. B.
J. George, Mr. John Jellison, to Miss
Rc-ttie Ryan, both of 1'reble Uo., U.
i CHRISM AN CRAIG Dec. 27th, by
the same, at his residence, Mr. William
Chrisman, to Miss Sai ah Craig.
MAY In Eaton, on the 21st inst., of
Apoplexy, Isabella May, wile of Jacob
May, aged 67 years, -8 mouths and
FORNSflELL In Cincinnati, on the
21st inst., of Small Pox", Ella Fornshell,
asred 1 a years.
With character pure and spotle'S as
the fairest lilly that blooms a disposi
tion sweet as the most fragrant perfume
of the loveliest tlower that is waned
npou the air of a summer's eve, and
through her healthy child-like features
beamed the very personuieation ot inno
cence itself, combinations of qualities
the possession of winch is at once envi
able, and vet they each and all belong
ed to Ella, whose untimely death was
aunonneed iu the" Cincinnati papers,
and doubtless not a few sad and silent
tears have bathed the midnight pillows
of her many friends and especially her
old schoolmates at Camden, where
was born and raised, until some three
vears aeo she joined some old friends
and acquaintances in Cincinnati, who
had lormerly resiueu in jamuen, witn
whom she had about concluded learnin
the mantua making business, at the
time of her death.
On earth, loved by those who knew her best.
Bleep tweetly. for thy aoul ta at rent.
MARRIED. DEATHS. W. J. W.
Synopsis of Commissioners' Proceedings
for the Month of November,
EATON, Nov. 3d, 1875.
Stack, Earhart and Parks asked leave
to Withdraw a petitb n that had been
presented to the Board for the location
of a ditch in Dixon Tp. The same was
granted on the condition that the afore
said parties pay the cost.
.The boudot'Sam'l Oldfather, Audi
tor elect, was present d and accepted.
S: id bond being iu the penal sum of live
Henry C. Frechtling was allowed
$150 as part pay for labor on Bauta's
Enoch Itiuehart was allowed $12!),19
for the building of a bridge on the Ea
ton and Quaker Trace frcepike. Said
account paid Iroin bridge fund.
J. V. Acton presented an account a
mounting to $54,25 for services as En
gineer. Said a count allowed and paid
from county fund.
J. I eunberger -was allowed $10 for
the repairing of Jail. Said account paid
from county fund.
Roddie Reynolds was allowed $43,11
for sundries furnished the Jail and re
pairing Court House. Paid from coun
D. G. Prugh was allowed $123,85 for
lumber, stone niul lime, for the build
ing of a bridge on the Camden & Win
chester freepike. Paid from bridge fund.
Qii I isher was allowed $30 for cover
ing stone furnished for culvert on the
Eaton & Quaker Trace freepike. Said
account paid from bridge fund.
John M. Dougherty was allow ed $2,50
for stone furnished for culvert on Ea
ton fc State Line- ireepike. Said ac
count paid from bridge fund.
. Henry recalling, contractor ior tne
masonry and approaches of the Banta's
creek bridge, presented Engineer's final
estimate, upon which the Commission
ers allowed him the contract price, $1,
437,29. An advance order of $150 hav
ing been drawn, it was ordered that he
have an oruer rn tue Druige iunu ior
$1,287,29, balance due In full.
Levi Risinser was allowed $27,95 for
lumber, lime and masonry for culvert
on the North freepike. Said account
paid from bridge fund. .
Thcs. Fulton presented an account
for smithing on the Court House fence
amounting to $2,25, which was allowed
and paid from bridge fund. ,
J. iJ. u. a. iJosucK presenteu an ac
count for lumber furnished the Eaton
& Oxford freepike. Also, for lumber
furnished tne Lullman tree lice, a-
nouuting in the aggregate to $21,26.
Said ' account allowed and paid from
bridge fund. '
Nov. 6TH., 1875.
Henry Surface was allowed $15 for
500 loads, gravel furnished the Sonora
tlenry surface was allowed 12W tor
the building of a bridge across Miller's
fork of Twin creek. Said account paid
from bridge fund. '
John Brown was allowed $13,95 for
tone, lumber and lime furnished the
Georgetown and Verona freepike. Said
account allowed from bridge fund.
A conation tl xzi.io was maue tne
Commissioners of the Short freepike to
aid them in the erection of a bridge.
Said amount paid from bridge fund.
- mi iislicr was allowed $JJ for stone
furnished the Eaton & Quaker Trace.
Said account allowed from bridge fund.
A certified -account was presented bv
Rob't Swisher, amounting to $52,75, of
which $43,7a was allowed and paid trom
Philip Peters was allowed $47,81 on
the estimate of the Engineer, for labor
performed on the Eaton & Somerville
road improvement. '
Christian liby. Commissioner on the
Camden & Winchester freepike, wasal-
lowed ta for stone furnished for said
pike. Said account paid from bridge
Jos. Furry was allowed $5 for lumber
furnished .the Intersection freepike.
Said account paid from bridge fund.
The lnnrmai-T Directors submitted
tli eir accounts for services during the
past year, as follows:
evi liisingcr, ciers ot tne jj aw, ul
days, at $2,50 per day, $152,50
. L. Qiiinn, 50 days at $2,50 125,00
B. Honian, 42 " " 105,00
Said accounts were allowed aud paid
from bridge fund.
v. i'". Abrifrht a Co. were allowed
$104,75 for printing Blanks.
Nov. 9TH, 1875.
W. I. Barnhiser was allowed $528,85
for services for the quarter ending Nov.
8th, 1875. Said amount paid from coun
a,, u-. uouiu was auoweu idu,a ior
printing blanks, bridge lettiugs, &e.
Said account allowed from county fund.
Aeff & Dixon were allowed SI 4,71 tor
lumber furnished freepikes in Lanier
Tp. Paid from bridge fund.
w. H. Shearer presented an account
of $45 lor laying up 45 perch at $1 per
perch, on the Camden Winchester
freepike. Said account considered aud
allowi d, and paid from bridge fund.
Christian i.by. Commissioner on the
uamuen X inchester ireepike, was
allowed $47 for lumber, lime, and the
laying up of stone. Said act ount paid
lrom bridge lund.
The Board then postponed the Eby
ireepike matter uutil ttie l.ui inst.
Nov. 11TH, 1875.
W. Jones presented an account
amounting to $190,87. for stone furnish
eci tne I'amt jrecit bridge, near Alut-
tonviue. unne above account siuuwaf
allowed Oct. 25th, and the balance was
directed to be paid from bridge fund.
The contract lor the superstructure
ot the faint Creek bridge was awarded
the Columbus Bridge Co. for the sum of
$11,45 per foot. Said bridge to be of
arch plan, with wooden floor beams.
Rob't Miller, Att'y fo! Geo. O. Bu-
rtan, presented a tax certificate for
land that was never on the duplicate.
The Commissioners after consideration
refunded $15,52, the amount due on
Nov. 16TH, 1875.
The Eby freepike matter was taken
up, and after hearing the subject fully
discussed byj. V . Campbell aud v
Freeman, the Att'ys in the case, the
following vote was taken : For sustain
ing original grant, Jenu B. C ampbell
and Eh Conger in the aflirmative, and
D. G. Prugh in the negative.
A motion was made by the President
ot ttie Board, relative to prisoners con
fined in Jail under sentence ol Court
ior the payment of fines and costs, to-
wit: That said prisoner or prisoners
have the privilege of working out what
ever flue or fines that may be usscssed
by the Court without undue restraint
within the limits ot the county: out
should the prisoner or prisoners take
advantage of the lenioy thus extended
and escape, then upon recapture, said
prisoner or prisoners shall be prevent
ed from causing further trouble by at
taching to their person or persons a ball
A donation of $50 was made the Com
missioner of the Ilillsboro freepike
aid in the erection of a bridge on said
Board adjourned to meet in regular
& D. G. PRUGH, Pres't.
Sam'l. Oldfather, Aud.
Call and Settle!
All persons knowing themselves in
debted to the undersigned by note or
book, are requested to come forward
and square up immediately in order to
save costs. "A word to the wi-e is
Eaton, Dec. 16, 1875 3-w
TnE undersigned have been duly ap
pointed administrators of the estate
of Joseph Trunk, late of Preble County,
JUAK I A. TRUNK,
JOSEPH A. TRUNK.
L. C. Abbott, Attorney.
December 23, 1S75 3w
First Rational Bank
Cash Capital: $100,000
Bank of Discount & Deposi.
I" TAVINQ removed to and occupied
LJL our old room In the Odd Fellows'
Building, which has been greatly en
larged and thoroughly n-furnished with
a view to accommodating our business
wants more thoroughly, we do
A General Banking Business,
in all its various forms: Receive Depos
its for either long; or shout time, and
allow INTKRKST on T HE Deposits as
per special agreement with parties mak
ing the same.
II. C. Hiestand, . John P. Acton,
Andrew Iliestand, Wni.B. Tizzard
Jacob n. Foos.
K. C. K1ESTAND & CO.
Bank of Discount & Deposit
Government and County
Bonds, Coinand Exchange-
MONEY TO LOAN
ON LIBERAL TERMS. -,
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS. '
Eaton, Feb. 4, 1875-ly
, et al.)
CATHARINE LOCKE, Rebecca Ann
Ungerand Dedrick Unger, her hus
band, Emma Locke, and Jacob A.
Locke, who res'de in the county of Tre
ble and State of Ohio, widow and child
ren and heirs at law of Jacob A. Locke,
late of said County of Preble, deceased,
will tike notice that a petition was filed
against them on the 21st day of Decem
ber, A. D., 1875, in the Court of Com
mon Pleas, within aud for the county
of Preble, by Daniel Is eke, and is- now
pending, wherein said Daniel Locke de
mands partition of and assignment of
dower in the following real estate, to-
wlt : All of the east quarter of Sectin
twenty-one, (21) Township even, (7)
of Range three, (3) east, containing 160
acres, more or less, .-
Also, all of the south-east quarter of
Section twenty-one, (21) Township sev
en, (7) of Range three, (3) east, contain
ing luo acres, more or less, excerttng
52 acres off of the south end of said
last described quarter, and excepting
also lorty-eight and one-third acres, and
one-third of an acre heretofore sold and
conveyed to Willian Utz and the Eu
phemia and Sonora Turnpike Company;
and that at the next term of said Court
the said Daniel Locke will apply for an
order that partition . may be made of
htBBAKU & tKKE.ttAJt, Att'yS.
Attest W. D. Qcixn, Clerk.
Dec. 23, 1S75-W6 - prf $8,00
Case no. 3033.
Isaac N. Welsh, J Ordor of sale
vs. on Mortgage.
Sterling D.Tuttle, etal.)
PURSUANT to a 2d plurius order of
i sate issued irom the i.ourt ot com
mon Pleas of Preble county, Ohio, in
the above stated case, and to the Sheriff
of said county directed, J will offer for
sale at public auction, at the door of the
Court House, in Eaton,
On Saturday, January 8, 1870,
between the hours of 1 and 4 o'clock, p.
m., the following premises, situate in
Eaton, Preble county, Ohio, aud de
scribed a$ follows, to-w it :
Being in the north pajt of the town
of Eaton, and being all of out-Lot num
ber 20, as numbered and uesiguatei: on
the plat of out-Lo;s laid out by Pleasant
Jennings, as an addition to the original
plat ot out-Lots oi tne saiu town oi n.a-
ton, and on tho north ot said original
plat of i ut-Lots. Said out-Lot contains
i'i acres, more or less.
Also, the following described real es
tate, situate in Eaton, Ohio, to-wit : Be
ing all of in-Lot number U, as number
ed and designated on the plat or said
town, which was laid off into Town
l.ots and platted by the commissioners
of Preble county as an addition to the
original plat of in-Lots of the said town
Also, the tollowmg tiescriDea real es
tate, to-wit: Being all of Lots numbers
4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9, 10, 1, 2, 3, 11, 12, 13 & 14,
of Samuel Hittle's sub-division of Lot
number 19, Pleasant Jennings' addi
tion to the out-Lots of said town of Ea
ton, v Appraised at : .,
In-Lot No. 3,
Out-Lots No. 1 & 3,
2 & 4,
" 5 & 14,
" 7 & 12,
Z acre tract,
in 9 months and one-third iu 18 months
from day of sale; deferred payments to
bear 0 per cent, interest, and to be se
cured by mortgage on the premises.
JUH-N TU W .StiA U, Shei'lU.
R. W. Qi'iNX, Att'y.
Dec. 9, 1875-tds prf $12,00
AND RETAIL DEALER
c., Ac. Ac.
wriliRheBt price in cash or trade, paid for al
Eaton, Nov. SI. 1871.
LIVE AGENTS WANTED.
To sell Dr. Chase's Recipes; or In
formatiorwfor Everybody , in every couu
ty in the United States and Canadas,
Knlar-'ed bv the publisher to C4S pages
It eontains over 2000 household recipes
and is suited to all classes and condi
tions of society. A wonderful bookand
a househ Id neessitv. It sells at Sight.
Greatest inducements ever offered to
bdbk agents. Sample copies sent by
mail, nostnaid. for $2,00. Exclusive
territory eriven. Agents more than dou
ble their monev. Address Dr. Chase's
Steam Printing House, Ann Arbor
Nov. IS, 1875-4m
Dr. A. A. CHURCHILL,
AVING permanently located
Dental Office in this place, is now
rircnarcd to do all kinds of hrst-class
work on short notice. All work war
Mntpd to cive satisfaction.
"1 Office on Barron St., over Rossman &
n.-imhidge s bakery.
Eaton, Juuc 24,1875-tf
E. E. DARRAGH,
UK DUB TAKER,
AVD DEALER IX
iVIetalic, Walnut, Imita
tion Roso Wood Coffins
Si";:', Lisiag id .Trhii&gs'!
constantly on hand.
In all styles, attended to on short no
tice, at lower prices than the same work
can be had any w here else.
Bodies Kept any Length
without change of color cr decay.
2fo Extra Charge for Long Drives
. - FURNITUHE
of all kinds at low rate3.
Farmers and Grangers will do well
to call on me for Undertaking and Fur
niture. - E. E. DARRAGH.
Post Office Building, Eaton, Ohio.
Eaton, Sept. 2, 1875-ly
THE ONLY STOVE MADE
With Sliding Oven Doors.
Pitontod Feb 18C9, and Sept 2, 1869.
Tin & Sheet-Iron Ware!
Galvanized Work of all
Crestings, &c, &c.
CSRepniring promptly and neatly
Old Jlasrs V
Shop on Barron. Street, opposite the
Eaton, May 27, 1875-ly
IRON a HARDWARE
Commercial Block, 2d door, Main St.
EIDS0N &; EEGRO0T
A NNOUNCE to their
frlpnilc nml ta T-.ri
3llc that they hare on hand
and intend to keep a constant assort
IRON. STEEL. NAILS &
which they will sell on reasonable
They have an unlimited supply of all
Also exclusive Agents for the celebrated
sgaROAD & SPRINC
The best of
BLACKSMITHS' YOUOIIIOOHEXY COAL
alv ays on hand at the lowest marke
pric. EIDSON & DEGROOT.
Eaton, Feb. 11, 1875-ly
HEW DRUG STORE S
niHE un Jersigncd would respectfully
L inii-m the citizens of Camden and
vicinity, that he has opened a
NEW DRUG STORE
In Camden, On Main Street.
lie offers to the publie a complete as
riOlU'l-MKRY, TOILET ARTICLES,
l'l 1TY. JBKITS1IE3.
LAMPS A FIXTURES,
Choice Cigars & Tobacco.
Pure Wines and Liquors,
for medical purposes, and all the Pat
ent Mcuu ines ot the day.
l'resi riptions carefully compounded
at all hours, day or night.
tan'articular attention given to fili
ng Family Receipt?.!
Also, have on hand a choice lino of
Staply aud iaucy
Family Groceries !
All of which will be sold at LOW
PRICES. lie would respectfully so
licit a snare oi pnniic patronage.
.IOIIN P. WOODSIDE.
X. B. Parties desirousof purchasing
PIANOS and ORGANS will do well by
calling on me before purchasing. Ex
tra ii'dncemcnts oilcred. J. P. w.
Camden, Jitue 10, lS75-ly
FALL TRADE !
SAVE YOUR MONEY
BY BUYING OF
Gents' Furnishing Goods-
A choice assortment of
ready to he made up to order in Gents'
Clothing. Al-o, a large stock of
of dilierent styles, which he will sell as
low as any house in Eaton. MATS
and CAPS of every style at small
prolits. Call at the old stand, 2 doors
east of Cherry street, in his Aew Hlock
Eaton, O., April 22, 1875.
Michael & Sons.
Druggists & Booksellers
(Opposite Court House. JSAfPSf o
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TnE EVER POPULAR
HOWE SEWIHG HUE
CAX be seen at our office as below
specified, where will always be
found a full stock: also, a good supply
Silk Thread, Cotton and
Every person wishing to buy a first-
class SEWING 3XACHIAE should not
fail to call aud examine our slock and
prices before purchasing e'scwl ere.
We elann lor this machine
!i JtSore Elastic Stitch,
and better adapted for all kinds of work
than any other machine now in the
market; and will guarantee entire sat
isfaction. Car Sold on easy terms, in monthly
payments, if desired.
IKE H3VVE MACKiNS CO.
UAXIEL WIKEL, Jr.,
Eaton, Preble Co., O.
Eaton, March 11, 1875
Vftll AlfSDAL & GO.,
Have received trom Aew York
A Large and Splendid Stock
CARPETS Df ML KK
Wool and Cotton Yarns,
Window Shades and Fixtures,
Cottonades, Umbrellas &
Parasols, Hats, Shoes,
KNIVES & FORKS
And a great variety of other Goods.
Our old customers and the public gen
erally are re-'ectfully invited to call
and examine our goods.
Wool, Buttsr, Egss, Feathers, Hag:
Are taken In Exchange for Good?.
Oct. 8. 1671. 10-tf
PlU ODUCE EfjlPORIU M..
II. C HILL
INVITES especial attention to his
stock of FAMILY UKOCEK1LS &
FKODCCE, of which he keeps a full
and complete 6lock al Lis old stand on
Baron Street Eaton, o.,
He flatters himself that he can sell
as low as any other house in town, aud
willkeepalwavson hand the bestbrands
PROVISIOXS, VECTtTABLES, ALMONDS '
Fl'ICKS. TEAS. - .
COFFKK, KAISTK. "
11 A MS, SIIOUI PRBS. ' :
AM1LT FLOUR, COT1N HEAL, & K1CE.
Salt by tio Barrel.
The patronage of the public is solid red
lan n. !-!. yi.
BOSIKSOIT CHAliB22S & CO '
KF.Kl" f..rsaleat LOWEST VARKETPHIOF.8
run flil-LLAK an.l AH Floarlng. Dresaell
Pine mid Popnlr.rHldeins, Orrssf-fl AaliPiueand
wi'LiHFixiamxn friiiiKa: '-.
STAIR BALLUlSTKita. NEWEL POSTS, c .
Are also prepared to furnish -' -"
Fr.ctory Doors for $2,00 and $2,50. - :
doors. wrxDow pravfi rarf ntvt.
ti(l Batten Drairj nl to (AW up, SIOULD OR
TURN LU.VBER to order. We iiiten.lto make It
to the Interest of those needing anythiiiffla ouy :
line to deal with ns. .
HIOHT MARKET PRICE PAID FOB DB1
POPLAR A.VD ASH LPMBER. .--J
HOBIXSOX, CJJA31EES tS: CO
Eton, April l.lSTi. tf .
I. M. ANDERSON,
MANUFACTURER AND BKALER lit
COLLARS, VilPS, &G. ;
And all goods generally found in a first-,'i
class Saddle and Harness establishment. 7
Fine Harness a Speciality.' I
v , io.CAMDEN,0. .
Slarch 4, ISio-bm .
SHOE HOI !
BROWN & LOY '
HAVE opene! a Shoe Shop over Long- . i
Decker's Grocery, and solicit a share -. -..U
of the public patronage. We call spe-;' - .-zi..
cial attention to our Custom 31adeSe-.v- ..
ed Boots & Shoes. .. . :'.''.'.
All Work Warranted , , .
to fit and suit. Mending done wlthT--.-sVMiircr--.
neatness and despatch. ---.; r
brows & loy. .
Eaton, Oct. li. 1875
RAILROAD TIME TABLE.
Cincin, Eaton & Richmond R. R.
FaiMttgei Trahti irill ran on thii Soad, leirjg '
th UTtial Etationi a followi!
No. 4 No. 211 No. 4
, , ., Accom. Clilcago El C.4 Ft W,
Cincinnati 7 00 p m 7 00 a m- i . ;
Hamilton- 1 ::o p. m. 8 00 p tu 8 35 . m - -
SomerviUe . 5 30 p m 8 34 p' ni 9 11 a m ! ,
650 p m84 p m21am
F.aton 30 p m us p m 47 a m ' '
Florence.., 7 S3 p m 9 i! P mint m-.
Richmond- 8 25 p m 9 .r5 p m 10 30 a m .' ' '
No. 17 No. t' No. " - '--'
t Chicago Ex C. ft Ft. W. Accom.
Rlchmond.n. 6 00 nj a 15 p m 6 (i. a tu
Florcuce 6 so a m 7 07 p ni 7 00 a ra . -
Eaton 834 a ni76 p m 7 am
Camden 6 53 a ni 7 49 p m 8 37 a m
Somerville 703 a xn 7 59-p m 8 4. am
Hamilton 7:aam838 pm9ttpm
Cincinnati 6 35 a la 9 40 p m p m
C, C. NELSON, -v.
DEALER IN ' -.
STOVES & TIM WARE!
KEEPS constantly on hand a full -stock
of all kinds of Stoves. Tin
and Sheet-iron Ware.
Roofing, Guttering and Spouting,
promptly r.ttended to on call, together
with repairing, cheap.
C. C. NELSOX. -
tSStore in Gard's corner, on Main
street, opposite the Danser House.; ir.-.
June 10, l87o-iy . .. . .
t p pnnr
Barron Street, Eaton, Ohio -,
KEEPS constantly on hand a'large "
stock of Hrst-class ,'i
BOOTS AND SHOES, ' ;
which he will sell at reasonable prices I.
for cash. He w ill do all kinds of Re
OaiHnST promptly, and on the most .
liberal terms. Give him a call.
F. MICHAEL. -'
Christ. Brown's old stand, Barron -
St., E: ton, O. , .
S20 000 WORTH OF;
MEN. YOUTH AND BOYS.:
NOW ON HAND AT TnE
And oCeied at prices that will En'tall".-
purchasers. ' . , "
GENTS' FUSiKlSHiNG GCCD3!
Trunks, Hats, Caps, &c,
The Largest Stock Ever in Eaton!!'1
ill be sold dowu to the lowest
figures. . . ,
THE GOODS MUST BE SOLD
the only way to do it these hard
t'me.s is to make tlicm
for everyone to buy.
Now. Is. your
CALL AND SEE
My stock before purchasing- 1-jewbere.
Oxposite Jail. Stephens' P.loclc, Ea
ton, Ohio. m. sTURas:
E aton, July 1, 1873-ly